Each year as National Volunteer Week approaches we think about how to express our gratitude to our 6,000+ SHRM Volunteer Leaders—each year this task seems more difficult than the year before.
SHRM Volunteer Leaders give their time, hard work, dedication, passion and heart to advancing the HR profession and for that we are eternally grateful. During this National Volunteer Week 2018 we wanted to find a special way to express our thanks.
View the video below—our thanks to the amazing, talented and selfless SHRM volunteers.
In the mid 1950’s, an assistant tailor at the Montgomery Fair department store on Dexter Ave in Montgomery, Alabama exhibited a trait shared by today’s Millennial employees - volunteer work outside her “day job.”
By SHRM 2017 Young Professional Council member Jessica Gofforth.
You’ve successfully navigated the transition from New Graduate to Young Professional and you’re wondering what’s next. Here are three reasons why volunteering is extremely beneficial as a young professional:
1) Networking is Key!
My apologies to Michael Schrage and the Harvard Business Review for my stealing my lack of creativity with today’s title. But it really spoke to me. And not really because of the HBR article. (Sorry Michael).
This is the fourth in our series of National Volunteer Week blogs- each profile written by SHRM’s Field Services Directors. Today’s piece profiles Debra Williams and is authored by Shelly Trent. Follow @SHRM all this week for recognition of our amazing volunteers with the #NVW16 and #SHRMLead hashtags.